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After another late Saturday night we got our stuff together and jumped back on the road, this time heading in land to explore Gorges du Verdon. The drive took around 2hrs and we checked into our camp ground cabin, grabbed a map and headed out on a scenic drive through the gorge. The scenery was incredible and well worth the drive. We arrived back at the ...
... could look down on the Rock at Castellane illuminated by the evening sun - a beautiful sight. Unfortunately almost impossible to snap from the moving MH - and nowhere to stop.
... place to kayak is at Lac de Castillon or more specifically "shack du lac", another 20-30 minutes further. To actually visit the gorge we'd have to park on one of the roads we passed 30 minutes back and hike 5 hours down to the gorge. The decision to continue 30 minutes to the lake was easy after that. 3 hours after we'd left Lourmarin we found the shack, a restaurant which proudly ...
Late afternoon bus back to our beach La Brague for a swim and then a few drinks at our van before Greg & Helen trained back to Nice.
Today we went to the upper Verdon to Saint Andre and the Castillon Lake and dam
Also leading into it is a long stretch of water and the dam of Chaudanne. Apparently the original village of Castillon was submerged when the lake was flooded in 1949. It is quite an impressive stretch of water particularly as the colour of the water is an incredible shade of blue. It is a quieter area than the more popular Lake St Croix and we sat on ...
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